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Bryan graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with a degree in Communication Arts in 2002. He received his Juris Doctor from William Mitchell College of Law in 2007. While in law school he earned the CALI Excellence for the Future Award and the Minnesota Justice Foundation Volunteer Service Award.
Minnesota District Court - 2007
Minnesota Court of Appeals - 2007
Minnesota Supreme Court - 2007
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota - 2008
South Dakota State Courts - 2022
Minnesota State Bar Association
Ramsey County Bar Association
Minnesota Nursery and Landscape Association
Bryan Zlimen brings a proactive and client-focused approach to every matter. As a founding member of Zlimen & McGuiness, PLLC, he has enjoyed creating a practice that focuses on clients’ needs, rather than billable hours. Clients praise him as a knowledgeable and efficient attorney and a practical, trusted advisor. Bryan is a current and former small business owner and is familiar with the issues small business owners face. Individual clients benefit from his guidance and expertise in administering probate estates, drafting estate plans, or working on other personal matters. Bryan is committed to client satisfaction and effective representation.
Bryan’s practice areas include a variety of small business services such as entity formation, buy-sell agreements, and collections. In addition, he works with clients on probate administration and estate planning matters.
Bryan is a co-author of the Minnesota Practice Series Collections Handbook. He is a national and local presenter on the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act and other collections topics. His published work includes articles on collections, business practices, probate administration, and various other topics.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Bryan was a small business owner and spent 9 years working in the residential construction and landscaping fields. His experience in these areas gives him unique insight into the needs of small businesses.
In addition to practicing law, Bryan is actively involved with a number of recreational sports and organizations. His primary hobby is whitewater kayaking. Bryan has paddled whitewater rivers throughout the United States and abroad. He is an A.C.A. Level IV certified whitewater kayak instructor, teaching as a volunteer with local organizations.